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This is a collection of maps, atlases, and gazetteers selected by university personnel and library patrons. The images cover multiple centuries, and initially originated from the Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, and Map Collection. Additional materials may be included from other collections and university departments, as time progresses. Wherever possible, maps have been georeferenced using ESRI ArcMap software, and include a World File for use in a GIS. The maps themselves have not been altered from the original. To access the World Files (e.g. .tfwx), click on "All Files: HTTP" in the “View the book” box. If the map is segmented, or includes large insets, multiple World Files may exist for each image. Atlases will have World Files for each map page.

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by United States. Army Map Service
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"Names in the gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 scale AMS M841 (GSGS 4414) maps of East Germany."
Topic: Names, Geographical
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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"Names in this gazetteer appear on AMS 1:25,000 (AMS M841 series and AMS M842 series) maps of West Germany ... The M842 series (Bavaria 1:25,000) will eventually be converted to M841 sheet lines. Therefore, names appearing on present M842 sheets have been listed with reference to the anticipated M841 sheet layout and marked with an asterisk. A separate gazetteer exists for interim use with the M842 series. [Gazetteer to AMS 1:25,000 maps of Bavaria (Germany) 1954]"
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Description based on print version record
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by Murray, Hugh, 1779-1846
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Originally from "An historical and descriptive account of China ..."
Text on verso promotes travel on the Union Pacific Railway from Omaha to "Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon" the "shortest, quickest and best line to Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast Points"
Topics: Union Pacific Railway Company, Railroads
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by United States. National Park Service; United States. Bureau of Land Management
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"*GPO:2000-460-976/00334 Reprint 1996."
Includes: distances, names of mail steamers, and agencies
Topics: Railroads, Railroads, Railroads
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by F. & R. Lockwood (Firm)
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Map designed as a game
Topic: Geographical recreations
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by Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; Johnson & Browning
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Relief shown by hachures and spot heights
Topic: Railroads
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by United States. National Park Service; United States. Bureau of Land Management
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Shipping list no.: 96-0099-P
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"US Government Printing Office: 1994--840-645."
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by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; D'Anville
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Originally from "The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians"
Insets: Map of the railroads of New England and Eastern N. York; Map of the great railroad routes from the Middle Atlantic Ports to the Mississippi River; Population of the U.S. 1790-1860; Ratio of Slaves to total population
Topic: Railroads
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Geological Survey (U.S.); Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914; Wilson, Herbert M. (Herbert Michael), 1860-1920; Sutton, Frank
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Relief shown by contours;Oriented with north toward upper right;"Henry Gannett, Chief topographer, H.M. Wilson, geographer in charge ; Topography by U.S. Lake Survey, Frank Sutton, J.H. Wheat, and W.W. Gilbert.";"Surveyed in 1893 and 1900.";Reprinted 1932;Relief shown by contours;Text on verso scanned separately;cat;mod-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing length of the Niagara...
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by Wit, Frederik de
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Topics: World maps, Early maps
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Removed from: Ruins of sacred and historic lands
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by J.H. Colton & Co
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Lloyd, James T
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Shows Railroads completed and in operation, State Capitals, Cities and County Towns, Villages, Post Offices, Railroad Stations, Forts, Fortifications, Batteries, Court Houses, and Light Houses
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From "Description of a Rail Road Route, from St Louis to San Francisco, " in letters to P.P.F. Degrand, from W.L. Dearborn, 1849. Boston, 1850
Topic: Railroads
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by Wells, J; Sherman, George E., b. 1810 or 11
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Includes inset of San Francisco Bay - San Pablo Bay region.
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Includes text
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by Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
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Topic: Early maps
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"Neele Sculp. Strand London."
Topic: World maps
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
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Inset: Florida Keys
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Relief shown by hachures
Topics: Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company, Railroads, Railroads
Cartouche engraved by: Beyer
Topics: Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867, Maps shelf, Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts),...
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by J.H. Colton & Co; Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; De La Vergne, Earl W. PRO
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Shows Lower Peninsula
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by Harper & Brothers; Copley, Charles
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Topic: World maps
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by Evening Post (New York)
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Supplement to the Evening Post, December 31st, 1897
Inset maps: "The passage by land to California ..." ; "A particular map of Baffin and Hudsons Bay."
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Originally from "The Universal pronouncing dictionary and general expositor of the English language ; constituting a comprehensive cyclopedia for universal reference ; biography, geography, science, classics, technology mythology etc., etc."
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by Geological Survey (U.S.); Geological Survey of Canada
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Relief shown by contours and spot heights;Reprinted 1930;cat-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing the Niagara River from Chippawa above the falls, north to Lewiston and Queenston below the Niagara Escarpment, 1913;DPI - 400;3
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by United States. General Land Office; Gorlinski, Joseph; Bowen & Co
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Topic: Mines and mineral resources
Originally from - Statistics of the state of Georgia : including an account of its natural, civil, and ecclesiastical history ; together with a particular description of each county, notices of the manners and customs of its aboriginal tribes, and a correct map of the state, by George White
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Topic: Natural history
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by Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893; Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901. Colton's General atlas
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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C
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by J.C. Smith & Son; McLellan, David, b. ca. 1825
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Originally from Harper's statistical gazetteer of the world..." by J. Calvin Smith
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by J.C. Smith & Son; McLellan, David, b. ca. 1825
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Originally from Harper's statistical gazetteer of the world..." by J. Calvin Smith
Topic: World maps
Depths shown by bathymetric contours
Topic: Ocean temperature
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by Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
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"81"
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"N. Peters Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D.C."
Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America
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Originally from "History of the British Colonies"
Originally from "Thw works of William Robertson, D.D…";Relief shown pictorially;Prime meridian: Ferro;In upper right margin: Vol. 1;cat-rda;DigitalMapProject;Description based on print version record;Georeferenced (world file) : WGS84 Decimal Degrees;Scanned map showing the Gulf of Mexico, Central America, Florida, the Caribbean area, and West Indies circa 1795;DPI - 400;1
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"19"
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by Hood, Washington; Stansbury, M. H; Stone, William James, 1798-1865; Abert, John James, 1788-1863; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
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Relief shown by hachures and spot heights
Topic: Hudson's Bay Company
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Relief shown hachures
Topic: Bible
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by Gorlinski, Joseph; Wilson, Joseph S; United States. General Land Office
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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington
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by Parker, Samuel, 1779-1866
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From : Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky mountains / by Samuel Parker. 1838
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by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741
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Originally from "The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians"
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by MacKay, John; Blake, J. E; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Stone, William James, 1798-1865; United States. Topographical Bureau
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Topic: Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
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Topics: Fur trade, Indian tribes, Trails
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by Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902; Bien, Julius, 1826-1909; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
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"Julius Bien, Lithographer."
Topic: Land grants
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by Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868; South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
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Includes inset of Charleston, references to Charleston, and Steam Boat routes
Topic: South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
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Includes inset map of the Southern Pacific Railroad connecting with the Central Pacific railroad
Topics: Railroads, Railroads
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by Hitchcock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1836-1919
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Topic: Geology
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by Barker, Vincy R
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Topic: Book of Mormon
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Long. west from London. Long east from London
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by Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780; Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
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Hand colored
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"Engraved for Smiley's Scripture Geography"
Topic: Bible
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by Tardieu
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"Flle. 6."
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by Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860; Norwood, J. G. (Joseph Granville), 1807-1895; Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886; Smith, William, approximately 1811-; Geological Survey (U.S.)
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"Engraved by W. Smith, Washn."
Topics: Geology, Geology, Geology, Geology, Geology
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by Stansbury, Howard, 1806-1863; Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853; Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889; Preuss, Charles, 1803-1854; United States. War Dept. Bureau of Topographical Engineers
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Relief shown by shading and hachures
Topic: Early maps
Originally from "Switzerland : illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work."
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by Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
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Decorative border
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Includes U.S. East of the Mississippi
Topic: Transatlantic cables
Originally from "History of the British Colonies"
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by Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784; Strahan, William, 1715-1785; Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802; Robertson, William, 1721-1793. History of America
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by Yurtinus, J. F. (John Frank George); Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Signed ms
Topics: Yurtinus, J.F. (John Frank George), United States. Army. Mormon Battalion, Trails
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by Hutchinson, Frank. New South Wales : the mother colony of the Australias; New South Wales. Dept. of Lands
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"No. of Lith. 0.95-242."